Penn Law to Hold Visual Legal Advocacy Roundtable

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151October 13, 2008

WHO:

Regina Austin, University of Pennsylvania Law professor
Michael Wong, Penn Law student
Gretchen Berland, Yale Medical School professor
Carol Jacobsen, University of Michigan professor
Margie Smith, Think Tank Films


WHAT: “Building Video Bridges”

WHEN: Oct. 17, 2008

WHERE:

University of Pennsylvania Law School
34th and Chestnut streets

Law students, professors and lawyers in public interest and entertainment will join information-technology specialists and documentary filmmakers to discuss law-genre documentaries and effective ways to use video in practicing law.

The conference will include the premiere showing of the documentary of Shmul Kaplan, an 80-year old disabled Jewish survivor of the Nazi invasion of the Ukraine, whose complicated journey through the U.S. immigration system is told in the film.

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